Yale-UCL Senior Scientist Lecture Series, 2011 Mark Marsh LMCB, MRC Cell Biology Unit & Department of Developmental Biology, UCL. School of Life and Medical Sciences. SLMS has 2,562 members of research and academic staff.
LMCB, MRC Cell Biology Unit & Department of Developmental Biology, UCL
(research power score, RAE 2008)
KNOWLEDGE TRANSFERSLMS domains
INFECT. / IMM. / INFLAM.
REPRO & DEVELPMNT.
Dept has an outstanding history of research on receptors, ion channels and synaptic transmission. Highest ranked UK Department for ‘World-leading research’ RAE2008 (UoA15)
Cellular & Molecular
Receptor/ channel/ transporter & signaling molecules:
Attwell, Beato, Cull-Candy, Dolphin, Farrant, Gibb, Kittler, Schoepfer, Sivilotti, Smart, Vergani.
Millar, Sivilotti, Smart
Central synaptic transmission & glia:
Attwell, Cull-Candy, Beato, Sihra
Healthy/ diseased states (channelopathies, animal models)
Stanford, Sivilotti, Schoepfer, Smart
Neural connectivity/ computation
Mysic-Flogel, Hausser, Silver
In vivo transfection/ optogenetics
Mysic-Flogel, Hausser, Sjostrom
Systems/ translational neuroscience of pain- London Pain Consortium
Fitzgerald, Dickenson, Wood
Linking cellular/ neural networks to behaviour
Hausser, Mysic-Flogel, Sjostrom, Yeo
Brings together more than 65 members of academic staff to study a wide range of cell and developmental problems.
This includes aspects of stem cell biology, early embryo development, neural development and evolutionary (evo-devo) topics
Major research themes
GEE has several core strengths, including diversity, quantitative biology, genetics, healthy aging and graduate training.
Human Genetics and Human Evolution (UCL Genetics Institute)
Bradman; Povey; Thomas; Swallow; Maniatis; Ruiz-Linares; Balding; Plagnol; Jones; Wood; MacKay
Evolution of development
Telford; Bahler; Olivieri; Gems; Partridge; Smith; Lane; Wingler
Systems biology (UCL Systems Biology)
Bahler; Pomiankowski; Reuter; Schuster; Partridge; Gems; Lazaros; Olivieri
Biology of Ageing (Institute of Healthy Ageing)
Partridge; Gems; Foukas; Pearce; Schuster; Wingler
Fowler; Partridge; Greig; Pomiankowski; Yang; Reuter; Mallet; Lane; Balding; Plagnol; Jones; Bahler; Thomas
Biodiversity and environmental biology (Earth Sciences)
Mallet; Day; Chatterjee; Goswami; Murrell; Telford; Pearson; Wotton; Wingler
Computational biology (R. A. Fisher Centre for Computational Biology, CoMPLEX)
Pomiankowski; Murrell; Maniatis; Thomas; Yang; Reuter; Balding; Plagnol; Chatterjee
R. A. Fisher Centre for Computational Biology
UCL Systems Biology
UCL Genetics Institute
Institute of Healthy Ageing
Doctoral Training Centre
Post-Doctoral Training Centre
The Department is a member of the Institute of Structural Molecular Biology (ISMB), which links UCL Departments of Chemistry and Structural and Molecular Biology, and the School of Crystallography at Birkbeck College
Major research themes: